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Watts Riots August 11 to 17, 1965.Police arrest a man during the Watts riots. My family and I left for a planned trip to Houston,Texas the night the Watts Riots began. When we returned home we found that the riot had progressed within blocks of our home.

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The Watts Riots (or Watts Rebellion) took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from August 11 to 17, 1965. The six-day riot resulted in 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests, and over $40 million in property damage. It was the most severe riot in the city's history until the Los Angeles riots of 1992.

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Aftermath of the Watts Riots (or Watts Rebellion). A race riot that took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from August 11 to 17, 1965. The six-day unrest resulted in 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests, and over $40 million in property damage. It was the most severe riot in the city's history until the Los Angeles riots of 1992.

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from The Independent

50 years after Watts riots, similar scenes seen on the streets of

50 years after Watts riots, similar scenes seen on the streets of Ferguson - Americas - World - The Independent

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The Watts Riots (or Watts Rebellion)[1] was a race riot that took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from August 11 to 17, 1965. The six-day unrest resulted in 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests, and over $40 million in property damage. It was the most severe riot in the city's history until the Los Angeles riots of 1992.

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from nytimes.com

Rena Price Is Dead at 97; Catalyst for the Watts Riots

RIP Rena Price.......(The arrest of her son in August 1965 sparked the Watts Riots)

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50 Years Ago Today – Historical Photographs from the Watts Riots in August, 1965, Los Angeles, USA

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